Professional Jeweler Archive: Lovely Links

June 2000

Precious Metals & Bench/New Products


Lovely Links

Keep it lively and distinguished


The link symbolizes a connection – the joining of two or more objects, an unbroken chain of elements that share an identity.

Applied to jewelry, links also can be highly architectural and can form unique patterns. Though chain is often seen as ordinary, combinations of solid and open designs, matte and polished finishes and different sizes add depth and definition. The same is true of handweaving, unusual shapes or interesting clasps.

– by Lorraine M. Suermann

14k yellow and white gold basket-weave chain is 18 inches long and retails for $544.

Adrienne Designs Inc., Santa Ana, CA; (800) 621-5632, fax (714) 558-8323.

The Iris necklace and bracelet are handmade by surrounding a gold chain with a coil of gold wire (see inset for detail). The 18-in. necklace is $10,080 suggested retail. The 7.5-in. bracelet is $4,080.

Neshama, Los Angeles, CA; (310) 446-0628, fax (310) 446-6623, aayaron7@earthlink.net.

Sterling silver bracelet features alternating smooth and fluted lines and a toggle clasp. Suggested retail, $180.

The Cargo Hold Inc., Charleston, SC; (800) 845-6964 or (843) 723-3341, fax (843) 722-1377, CargoHold9@aol.com.

18k gold open link necklace is $2,950 retail.

Mattioli/KWM Exclusives Inc., New York City; (212) 570-6065.

Snake chain is available in sterling silver, 14k gold and gold filled in a variety of sizes.

MS Co. Inc., Attleboro, MA; (800) 675-4657 or (508) 222-1700, fax (508) 222-6449, msco@tiac.net, www.jewelrychain.com.

16-in. sterling silver and 14k gold rolo necklace is $190 keystone.

Leonore Doskow Inc., Montrose, NY; (800) 431-2302 or (914) 737-1335, fax (914) 737-5049.

.950 platinum chain styles include cable, diamond-cut cable, drawn cable, curb, curb flat, Singapore, wheat, twisted rope, rope, diamond cut rope and Bismark. These chains are created with LaserLink™ technology, fusing each link for strength.

Hallmark-Sweet Inc., Attleboro, MA; (800) 225-2706 or (508) 222-9234, fax (508) 222-6531.

18k yellow and white gold chain features a diamond pavé clasp that is adjustable anywhere on the chain.

Tamara Comolli/KWM Exclusives Inc., New York City; (212) 570-6065.

14k heart links are joined to form a necklace ($990 suggested retail) and a bracelet ($450). Also available in 18k yellow or white gold and platinum.

Links Division of the Design Gold Group, Hollywood, FL; (954) 921-8900, fax (954) 921-8972.

White and yellow gold and stainless steel create wave patterns in the Twist™ Cable jewelry collection.

Reller Inc., Gainesville, FL; (800) 233-4820 or (352) 372-2337, fax (352) 372-9629.

Puzzlechain square is available in multicolor combinations and surface structures, from highly polished to a silky matte finish.

Eugen Schofer & Co./KWM Exclusives Inc., New York City; (212) 570-6065.

Assorted chain styles come in 14k yellow and white gold.

Royal Chain, New York City; (800) 26-CHAIN or (212) 382-3340, fax (212) 730-7616.

Bobbi™ chain is crafted in 14k yellow or white gold and is designed by Albert Kaz.

Discover Jewelry, Los Angeles, CA; (877) 4-KAZKAZ.

Necklaces and bracelets come in platinum or platinum with diamonds.

SuperOro S.p.A., Vicenza, Italy; (39-044) 494-5511, fax (39-044) 494-6065.

Round omega is available in a variety of gauges in any karat gold, gold filled or sterling silver.

National Chain Co., Warwick, RI; (401) 732-6200, fax (401) 738-1684.

From the Celebration collection, these snail chains are available in white and yellow gold.

Tecnigold/Pentastudio, Vicenza, Italy; (39-044) 454-3133, fax (39-044) 454-3466, edalmaso@pentastudio.it.


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